Famines in Ancient India

Atreyi Biswas

Verlag: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2000
ISBN 10: 812120660X / ISBN 13: 9788121206600
Neu / Hardcover / Anzahl: > 20
Verkäufer BookVistas (New Delhi, DELHI, Indien)
Bei weiteren Verkäufern erhältlich
Alle  Exemplare dieses Buches anzeigen

Über dieses Buch

Leider ist dieses Exemplar nicht mehr verfügbar. Hier sehen Sie die besten Ergebnisse zur Suche nach Famines in Ancient India und Atreyi Biswas.


This book, unique in its kind, attempts to define the factors responsible for Famines in pre and proto-historic periods of Indian History based on Archaeological data in ecological context and literary sources. An extensive Study of archaeological reports, covering a Large chronological span, from the Harappan Cultural horizon till the Beginning of Christian era, reveal of numerous droughts and floods which devastated many geographical units with human settlements from time to time. Ecological degeneration due to concentration of Population and degradation due to deforestation, contributed largely to the failures in Agricultural sector. The author has analyzed the economic factors related to Cultivation process, agricultural products and their distribution. She has further elaborated why and how the human relationship, community structure and social behavioural Pattern suffered and got into the process of Transformation due to severe hardship of famines. Contents: Preface Introduction : 1. The Golden Age Section I : Natural CALAMITIES : 2. Droughts 3. Floods Section II : MAN-MADE CALAMITIES : 4. Ecological Degradation Due to Concentration of Population 5. Ecological Degradation Due to Deforestation and Denudation of Grass Cover Section III : INADEQUATE COMMUNITY RESOURCES : 6. Cropping Pattern in Agriculture 7. Irrigation and Water Supply 8. Agricultural Tools and Technology 9. Storage and Distribution of Agricultural Produce Section IV : IMPACT ON Society : 10. Socio-Economic Dimensions 11. Behavioural Impact of Famine Affected Populace Printed Pages: 300. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 35005

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Famines in Ancient India
Verlag: Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.
Erscheinungsdatum: 2000
Einband: Hardcover
Zustand: New

Beste Suchergebnisse beim ZVAB


Biswas, Atreyi
Verlag: White Lotus, New Delhi (2000)
Gebraucht Softcover Anzahl: 1

Buchbeschreibung White Lotus, New Delhi, 2000. Softcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: no dj. Biswas, Atreyi (illustrator). First. Famines in Ancient India: (A Study of Agro-Economy from Prehistoric to Early Historic Period). book. Artikel-Nr. N2449

Weitere Informationen zu diesem Verkäufer | Frage an den Anbieter

Gebraucht kaufen
EUR 47,37
Währung umrechnen

In den Warenkorb

Versand: EUR 2,76
Innerhalb USA
Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer